31 mars 2016

It's Africa's time to rise: let's end our academic isolation

The Guardian homeByPhillip L Clay. This week, leading scientists and policymakers will meet in Dakar to discuss Africa’s scientific future. I believe that strengthening education is the key. More...

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Is a Queen Victoria statue offensive? It’s about time we debated our colonial past

The Guardian homeBy. First it was Cecil Rhodes, now it’s a celebrated monarch. These student campaigns force us to confront our imperial history – which doesn’t happen enough. More...

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Benin bronze row: Cambridge college removes cockerel

The Guardian homeBy. University agrees that statue should be taken down following calls from students for it to be repatriated. More...

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Oxford students plan Rhodes Must Fall anti-colonialism march

The Guardian homeBy. Wednesday’s demonstration to feature alternative walking tour of the city to mark one year of the #RhodesMustFall campaign. More...

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Why I'm glad my parents sent me to a state school

The Guardian homeBy. Apparently I’m disadvantaged by my lack of soft skills, but I’ve learned many things – they’re just not valued as much as they should be. More...

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Wanted, dead or alive: do statues always leave our hearts stone cold?

The Guardian homeBy. The row over the Rhodes statue in Oxford reveals the superstitious way we view sculpted figures – more alive to us than the campaigners care to admit. More...

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In or out? Students use condoms to contemplate Brexit

The Guardian homeBy. On campuses around the UK, campaigners are doing all they can to make the Europe referendum relevant to fellow students. More...

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I have a disability. When do I tell a prospective employer?

The Guardian homeByAcademics Anonymous. My disability is invisible. If I disclose it early, I don’t get an interview. If I do it at the interview, I don’t get the job. More...

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How might a Brexit affect students' law degrees?

The Guardian homeBy. If Britain votes to leave the EU in June, it could mean significant changes to the content of law courses taught at UK universities. More...

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Growth in university education is affecting graduate earning power

The Guardian homeBy. Bank of England says graduates can still expect to earn more than those without degrees but supply has exceeded demand. More...

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